Quick tip to distress lumber
Some of the woodworking crafts we make require a rough lumber look and feel. The video below shows a quick tip on distressing planed lumber for that rustic look.
Router bit bearing blow out
What is worse than a bearing breaking on a flush trim router bit? Having that broken bit travel into the project panel and gouging a hole that is not suppose to be there. This little video talks about that incident and a solution for fixing it, so that we can continue with building this race car bed.
Drawing arches in the workshop
There are probably several simple ways to draw arches in the workshop. For this children’s bed that I am building, I used what I had near me to get the task done quickly.
Lowes® Race Car Bed maximize materials
I always look for ways to maximize the use of materials. It might explain why I have so much scrap wood in my workshop 🙂 While doing the layouts for this race car bed project, I notice some savings by simply rearranging some of the parts.
Make your own Beam Compass
A beam compass is one of the easier tools to make up in the workshop. A scrap piece of wood, a screw and pencil are the basics. You can also use a clamp or rubber band to add some tension to keep the pencil in place.
Lowes® Race Car Bed measurements
Its always a good idea to review a woodworking plan and double check the measurements. Then as you proceed through the measuring of the parts, take your time and double check again. Today I found an error in this plan. Its no big deal, an easy fix at this stage.
Tips on drilling through MDF
MDF, like most materials, can be unforgiving when drilling all the way through. This little video shows what can happen and some steps you can take to reduce blow out.
How to block someone on Pinterest
One way people promote themselves or product is to follow you and other popular social media accounts. Here’s the quick way to block someone you do not want following you. Visit their page and perform the steps outlined in the picture above.
How to block someone on Tumblr
One way a person promotes themselves on Tumblr is to follow your account. Its no different than any other social media platform. People will often visit your follower list to see if there are any other interesting blogs.
How to block someone on Instagram
Sometimes you don’t want certain people to follow you on Instagram or to contact you on that social media platform. The picture above shows the simple 2 step process.